Messi informs the most prominent candidates for the presidency of Barcelona of his final decision
"Marca" newspaper revealed today that the star and captain of Barcelona's Spanish team, Lionel Messi, has decided his affairs with regard to his future with Barcelona.
She said that the decision came as a surprise after a journalist close to the Spanish star confirmed that Messi, and during a communication between him and the most prominent candidate for the presidency of Barcelona, Juan Laporta, told the latter that he would remain in Barcelona and would not leave in the summer of 2021, as was expected.
It is noteworthy that the elections for the presidency of the club will take place next January, and Laporta is the most prominent former president ever, as he is very popular in Catalonia, in addition to being the most prominent person who made the golden period for Barcelona when he led him during the distinguished period between 2008 and 2012.
Messi had decided to leave Barcelona last summer, but resigning President Joseph Bartomeu insisted on staying, armed with the penalty clause of 700 million euros, Messi was forced to stay, despite the great interest from Man City.
Although Messi's contract expires in the summer of 2021, and he can leave for free at that time, the new news was a pleasant surprise for all Barcelona fans.
What adds to the strength of this news is a recent statement by Messi's colleague Gerard Pique, who confirmed that the Argentine star will stay for a very long time with Barcelona.
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